STANNUM METALLICUM (Stann.)  – سٹینم میٹالیکم

 

The essence of this remedy is the weakness. The patient feels weak, exhausted esp. in chest. The dyspnoea from slight motion is characteristic. The physical weakness makes him hopeless and despondent. There’s a particular affinity to respiratory system.

 

EXHAUSTION – RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

 

MENTAL

MISERABLE, DISCOURAGED, HOPELESS AND DESPONDENT from the weakness.

No energy to react to external stimuli- feels like crying all the time but aggravates her. Aversion to company, misanthropy.

 

PHYSICAL

WEAKNESS, WEARINESS, LASSITUDE, EXHAUSTION.

Strong affinity to respiratory system.

Deep and chronic, DYSPNOEA from slightest motion.

WEAKNESS IN CHEST < talking, so weak that is impeding speech.

Eyes are burning from weakness.

Skin is copper colored.

Sleeps on back with crossed legs (right over left).

Stomach pain on coughing.

 

MODALITIES

AGG.: motion, physical exertion, lying on side, cold.

AMEL.: lying (in bed, on abdomen, on back), walking rapidly, warm bed, loosening clothing.


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STANNUM (Stann.)  سٹینم – Acute (Hussain Kaisrani)

Respiratory affections with intense weakness.

RESPIRATION: difficult respiration even from slight exertion. Even talking causes dyspnea.

CHEST: weakness of the chest especially when talking, coughing or any exertion.  The weakness is such that the patient feels too weak to talk. Empty feeling. Soreness of chest while coughing (esp. left side)

EXPECTORATION: thick expectoration of salty or sweetish taste. Expectoration comes in shape of little balls, globular.

MODALITIES:

Aggravation: motion, talking, exertion.

Amelioration: lying.